Whole grains retain vitamins, minerals and fiber that are critical to our health, plus they’re delicious! We love wheat berries with fruit and yogurt and even in salad to create a hearty entrée.

Watch our video tutorial and see how simple it is to soak wheat berries. It’s just a matter of submerging the goods in water and letting them soak at room temperature overnight. Rinse them in cold water then let ‘em dry out in the oven to preserve for a day or two. Voila, you’re ready to rock and roll!

A bowl of wheat berries that are ready to soak.

How To Soak Wheat Berries Instructions

Enjoy whole grains in anything from a yogurt parfait to salad or even a bowl of ice cream—learn how to soak wheat berries!


Yield: 1 ½ cups wheat berries
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  • In a medium-sized bowl, add the einkorn wheat berries and the water. Cover and let sit on the counter in a cool place overnight.
  • The next day, drain the wheat berries. They are now ready for your favorite breakfast bowl!
  • To preserve 1–2 days, turn the oven to the lowest setting and transfer the wheat berries to a rimmed baking sheet. Place the wheat berries in the oven and allow them to dry for 1–2 hours.


You can prepare risottos, pilafs and other rice-like dishes using wheat berries!
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How to soak wheat berries recipe video